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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics
By Iain McLean (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date March 1, 1996
Pages 559
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780192852885
ISBN-10 0192852884
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $14.95
Other format details university press
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Written by an expert team of political scientists, sociologists, philosophers, and political economists, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of politics available. Containing over 1,500 entries ranging from John Adams and Young Hegelians to Additional Member System and zero-sum game, this comprehensive and entertaining work offers international coverage of major political institutions, thinkers, and concepts. All significant political thinkers and designers of political institutions are in the West are included, and special attention is give to Muslim and Chinese political thought. There are many entries in new and thriving branches of the subject, such as international political economy, voting theory, and feminism. The Dictionary also gives clear and precise definitions of technical terms such as Condorcet winner, Droop quota, and ultra vires, and includes an appendix of political leaders for a wide range of countries and international institutions. Designed especially for general readers and students new to the subject, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics will be an invaluable reference aid for anybody who wishes to learn about politics from around the world.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780199207800
 
With Alistair McMillan (other contributor) | 3 edition from Oxford Univ Pr (March 19, 2009)
9780199207800 | details & prices | 599 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 2.30 lbs | List price $50.00
About: Written by a team of leading political scientists, the Concise Dictionary of Politics contains more than 1,700 entries, including new materials on topics such as NGOs, butterfly ballots, decentralization, ethnic cleansing, and direct action.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780192802767 Book cover for 9780192852885 Book cover for 9780199205165
 
With Alistair McMillan (other contributor) | 3 edition from Oxford Univ Pr (January 18, 2010)
9780199205165 | details & prices | 599 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $18.95
About: Written by a team of leading political scientists, the Concise Dictionary of Politics contains more than 1,700 entries, including new materials on topics such as NGOs, butterfly ballots, decentralization, ethnic cleansing, and direct action.
With Alistair McMillan (other contributor) | New edition from Oxford Univ Pr (September 18, 2003)
9780192802767 | details & prices | 592 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $17.95
About: Written by a team of leading political scientists, the Oxford Dictionary of Politics contains more than 1,700 entries, including new material on topics such as NGOs, butterfly ballots, decentralisation, ethnic cleansing, and direct action.
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from Oxford Univ Pr (March 1, 1996)
9780192852885 | details & prices | 559 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Written by an expert team of political scientists, sociologists, philosophers, and political economists, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of politics available.

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